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... she managed to swim almost a width. Lucas and Chloe started doing swimming races - and Lucas only just won!
The american lady told me that the american kids holidays were in March, which is why it is so empty around here. So great timing for us for this trip, especially for Disney.
In the afternoon we went on a glass bottomed boat tour out to the reef. Really cool boat but the sea was quite choppy and Lucas, Phoebe and I started to feel a ...
... slipped right past the hustle and bustle of Miami and were entering Everglades NP. There was a long line. This park is popular with foreign tourists for some reason. I assume they want to see alligators. There's not too many gators walking the streets of Italy or Japan. They come in large groups eager to show off their wealth. Most of them are wearing t-shirts displaying American flags. Our first stop was to secure this campsite. It's choice ...
... any of the beasts
who reaches over four foot in length AND winds up in someone's back yard or in
an area inhabited by people, has to be captured and either rehomed in captivity
or euthanised. They are considered pests
at more than four feet in length and can NEVER be released back into the wild
once trapped. The law permits just those
two options, rehomed or killed. Luckily
for them there are a group of boys and girls called ...
And, speaking of nature, we were told all about the poisonous snakes and pythons running around this park eating everything in sight. However, the reality of it is that we have been here for almost four months and just a week ago saw our first "snake". As it turned out it wasn’t a snake at all, but an 18” legless lizard (a glass lizard). As for the pythons, Russ did see a dead one only because a ranger pulled it out ...
... on our airboat ride and the driver said they hadn't received any rain this far north (even though it had rained in the Key's!) so the water level was still low and the mud would be kicked up. We put our headsets on, rode through the saw grass, passing wild gators, turtles and birds. We did a few 360 degree turns and splashed water/mud around. The scenery was breathtaking.
Then we went to the gator feeding. Apparently these suckers can go 6 ...